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Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz was a prominent German polymath and one of the most important logicians, mathematicians and natural philosophers of the Enlightenment. As a representative of the seventeenth-century tradition of rationalism, Leibniz developed, as his most prominent accomplishment, the ideas of differential and integral calculus, independently of Isaac Newton's contemporaneous developments. Mathematical works have consistently favored Leibniz's notation as... Read More

BornGottfried Wilhelm Leibniz
1 July 1646
Leipzig, Electorate of Saxony, Holy Roman Empire
Died14 November 1716 (aged 70)
Hanover, Electorate of Hanover, Holy Roman Empire
NationalityGerman
Era17th-/18th-century philosophy
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